RESTAURANT REVIEW

Modern Art

At Castagna, Justin Woodward is sending local food in a fresh direction—restrained, delicate, and dressed to kill.

07/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

THEATER

Review: 'The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy'

They're creepy, they're kooky, and, boy, can they sing in the touring Broadway production. Thru June 30

06/26/2013 By Claire Gordon

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’

The world premiere of a musical packed with New York talent has its eyes on Broadway. But it has a long way to go. Thru June 30.

06/20/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Third Rail's 'A Bright New Boise'

It's the final week of Third Rail Rep's 'A Bright New Boise,' a powerful and provocative play about our commitment to beliefs and the resulting consequences.

06/17/2013 By John Chandler

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

06/11/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ithaka’

The world premiere tells the mythic story of a recent veteran’s Odyssean voyage home. Thru June 30

06/03/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: Coho's 'Crooked'

A wonder of a play as magically packed with big ideas about reason and faith as Mary Poppins's carpetbag. Thru June 8

05/27/2013 Photography by Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: Mike Daisey and the Theater of Self-Disclosure

It must be our water: Portland hosts the controversial monologist's world premiere combative non-apology to journalism

05/23/2013 By Ramona DeNies

THEATER

Review: Vertigo’s ‘Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls’

Theatre Vertigo bids adieu to Theater! Theatre! with a strongly performed, if incongruous, snowglobe of a show. Thru June 8

05/19/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: Hand2Mouth and Portland Playhouse Tackle ‘Left Hand of Darkness’

What do you get when you cross two ambitious theaters, a sci-fi masterpiece, 800 miles of ice, and genderless aliens? Find out at Portland Playhouse thru Jun 9.

05/15/2013 By Aaron Scott

COMEDY

Review: 'Bob’s Burgers Live!'

The star-studded comedy cast of the animated show filled the Crystal with one-liners and witty retorts to Portland’s freakish questions. Portlanders, however, could learn some manners.

05/13/2013 By Robert Ham

THEATER

Review: Lauren Weedman’s ‘The People’s Republic of Portland’

The one-woman adventure through Portland Weird is full of energy and humor, but to what end? At Portland Center Stage thru June 16.

05/08/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ten Chimneys’

A backstage romp through everything that makes theater joyous sets an energetic note for the company’s incoming artistic director. Thru May 26

04/29/2013 By Aaron Scott

CONCERTS

Review: Blind Pilot with the Oregon Symphony

The much loved local indie-folk act charms a packed house with a vibrant symphonic collaboration at the Schnitz.

04/29/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

VIDEO PREMIERE + ALBUM REVIEW

Premiere: Radiation City’s New Music Video

The band’s fabulous new album comes out next month, and we’re delighted to premiere “Foreign Bodies,” shot by Into the Woods in Astoria. The band plays Live Wire! on Saturday.

04/25/2013 By Aaron Scott

CONCERTS

Review: Prince’s Late Show at the Roseland

The Purple One flooded the relatively intimate venue with flirty eyes and funk-heavy jams, backed by his new glamazon band, 3rd Eye Girl.

04/22/2013 By Gino Cerruti

MUSIC

Review: Radiation City's 'Animals in the Median'

This highly polished gem glitters with bossa nova whimsy and a dozen sophisticated pocket-orchestra pop songs.

04/18/2013 By John Chandler

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Clybourne Park’

Portland Center Stage’s production of the Pulitzer-winning play gleefully dives into the taboo topic of race with ferocious wit and suburb acting. Thru May 5

04/15/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Gin Game’

The Pulitzer-winning tragicomedy channels all the woes of a hard life into a game of cards. Don’t take your elderly parents. Thru Apr 28

04/10/2013 By Aaron Scott

DANCE

Review: NW Dance Project’s ‘Spring Performances’

The local company embraces spring (and a good deal of drama) with two world premieres and an old favorite. Through March 30

03/29/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen